We are entering a brave new world of food design and regulation brought to us through the mechanical development and visual artistry of 3D printing. As with any new medium, understanding what we confront and its regulation lag behind the medium’s implementation.
The Future of Our Transportation Infrastructure and the Impact On Real Estate and Economic Development
The arrival of Spring brings to an end one of the most difficult winters in history here in Boston, where we managed to surpass the highest recorded snowfall in history for the 2014-2015 season.
The Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) net neutrality proceeding culminated this month with the release of an Order reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a common carrier Telecommunications Service subject to regulation under Title II of the Communications Act.
New York’s Freedom of Information Law Requires Sheriff to Disclose Information About Stingray Surveillance Device
A New York State judge found that Stingray-related documents held by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office must be disclosed under New York’s open records laws.
The success rate of M&A deals has somewhat improved in the new millennium, increasing from an average of 35% to 55%. That still leaves almost half of all deals floundering, begging the question, “What are they doing wrong?”
The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently issued a 30 page report summarizing its position on employer work rules (such as, most commonly, employee handbooks) and providing examples of what does and does not have a “chilling effect” on possible concerted (i.e., potential union) activity as defined by Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).
Many U.S. solar developers, possibly with an eye toward declining state and federal incentives on the horizon, have recently been casting their gazes toward foreign shores in an effort to diversify their pipelines.
Record Wealth Transfer. Over the next 30-40 years about $12 trillion from those born in 1920s and 30s will be transferred to the baby boomers, and the boomers are expected to transfer some $30 trillion to their heirs, with more than an estimated $59 trillion transferred from 93.6 million American estates from 2007 to 2061. Much of the wealth is the family business.
As consumers increasingly connect to the Internet using multiple devices—such as mobile phones, tablets, computers, TVs and wearable devices—advertising technology companies have rapidly developed capabilities to reach the same consumers across their various devices.
This story from Politico popped up on my news feed earlier. A few U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle have sponsored legislation that would protect medical marijuana states from federal enforcement and would give banks legal protections as they deal with the cannabis industry.